School Information

Office Information

Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Main Office: 708.614.4535 


Mr. Joe Trsar, Principal 
Mrs. Marie Payonk, Secretary 
Mrs. Brandi Lenters, Safety Clerk
Nurse Laura Bruni, RN


American School Bus 

Sunrise Southwest Bus Company (Special Education) 

Communications/School Information


Breakfast/Lunch Payments 

Emergency Temporary Housing Sites


Central Middle School 18146 S. Oak Park Avenue Tinley Park, IL 60477


St. George 6700 176th Street Tinley Park, IL 60477 


8:40 a.m.    -   Supervision Begins/Students Enter 
8:55 a.m.    -   School Begins 
3:35 p.m.    -   School Ends 
11:45 a.m.  -   Half-Day Dismissal 

Early Learning/Kindergarten morning Session 
8:55 a.m. – 11:25 p.m. 
Early Learning Afternoon Session
1:05 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. 

Drop-Off & Pick-Up Procedures 

Car Riders

Drop-off and pick-up is in the West Lot. Pink family name cards should be in the passenger side of the front window. Any vehicle used to pick up a student must have a family name card. Early Learning/K-2: Please use the large circular drive to access Door 5. Staff will assist with unloading and loading early learning and kindergarten students. Grades 3-5: Please use the short turn around to access Door 12. Students will exit and enter vehicles independently. Staff will direct traffic. Please do not leave vehicles unattended. Proceed forward once the vehicle in front of you moves. Upon exiting the lot, only a RIGHT TURN is permitted. All cell phone use is prohibited in the school parking lot. 

Bus Riders

Only buses are allowed in the bus lane during arrival and dismissal times. As students are dismissed from the buses, they are to go inside the building through Door 1 and to their lockers. 


Early Learning, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 uses Door 5. Grade 2 uses Door 9 (cafeteria door), and Grades 3-5 use Door 12. 

Note: Parents not using the car rider line must park on 179th Street EAST of the main entrance. PreK-2nd grade families must walk to pick up their children from Door 5. Students Grades 3-5 will exit from Door 1 and walk to cars. Parents will not be allowed to walk up and pick up their students from Door 12.

PTA Executive Board 

Jennifer Wolf, President 
Jeanna Holbrook, Vice President- Events 
Leanne Field, Secretary 
Kate Kauffmann, Treasurer 

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